Apply knowledge and requirements of digital production

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver ICPKN321A, 'Apply knowledge and requirements of digital production'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Apply knowledge and requirements of digital production' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1. Apply knowledge of printing industry

1.1. Printing industry terminology and vocabulary are used correctly and accurately

1.2. New technology and new work processes are monitored and implemented when required

1.3. Trends within the printing industry are monitored on an ongoing basis to inform personal work practices

2. Apply knowledge of Government Acts and regulations

2.1. Basic principles and obligations for copyright, occupational health and safety (OHS), environmental protection, access and equity and industrial awards are researched and evaluated

2.2. Basic principles and obligations for copyright, OHS, environmental protection, access and equity and industrial awards are followed and applied in the workplace

3. Apply knowledge of digital production processes

3.1. The principles behind basic layout production, image manipulation, digital output and workflow are identified and applied where possible in the workplace

3.2. Proofing processes and principles are applied to meet client needs

3.3. Raster image processor (RIP) and front-end processer functions are applied to meet job specifications

3.4. The effective use of software applications for producing digital products is evaluated

4. Apply knowledge of digital printing processes

4.1. Basic principles of toner, inkjet or liquid toner-based, are evaluated to inform decisions made for different jobs

4.2. The types of jobs and products for each process are considered to ensure appropriate choices are made to meet client needs

4.3. The capabilities and limitations of each process are reviewed for different jobs

5. Apply knowledge of substrates and consumables

5.1. The range of substrates used for each printing process are researched and evaluated for different jobs

5.2. Different weights and callipers of substrates and how they affect digital production operations are researched and evaluated for different jobs

5.3. Paper grain and how it affects digital production and finishing operations are researched for different jobs

5.4. Different properties of digital consumables, and how they effect digital production operations are researched for different jobs

6. Apply knowledge of colour theory

6.1. Colour theory is used to inform digital production and/or design decisions

6.2. Colour matching systems are used to inform digital production and/or design decisions

6.3. Procedures that ensure effective colour management are implemented

7. Apply knowledge of converting and finishing processes

7.1. Basic characteristics of converting and finishing processes are identified and considered for different jobs

7.2. The types of processes are evaluated and used to inform decisions made for different jobs

8. Demonstrate knowledge of production management systems

8.1. The types of information that need to be exchanged between different stages of production to facilitate production efficiency are identified and used to inform development decisions

8.2. Information technology systems that can be used to exchange information between and within companies are identified and used

8.3. Efficient production management information systems are established and applied to inform development decisions


Qualifications and Skillsets

ICPKN321A appears in the following qualifications:

  • ICP50110 - Diploma of Printing and Graphic Arts (Digital Production)
  • ICP30410 - Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Digital Printing)
  • ICP30510 - Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Printing)